Girl Rising started as a film – profiling nine unforgettable girls coming of age in the developing world and confronting barriers to their education. Powered by these stories of resilience and determination, the film exploded into a global campaign for girls’ education. This book—which can stand alone—is an expansion of that film. Read More
After a decade of building the Akilah Institute in Rwanda, the founders say they have embarked on the journey of launching a new global network of universities, Davis College.
Elizabeth Dearborn Hughes co-founded Akilah Institute with her husband Dave Hughes to provide transformational education for young women in Rwanda in the aftermath of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. Read More
I am honored that our Board of Directors has appointed me to serve GHC and our mission to transform health systems through leadership as CEO. Read More
“Talk about important work!”
That was the reaction from Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Sussex, when she was introduced today to the work of mothers2mothers (m2m), in Cape Town, South Africa. The Duchess joined m2m during an official engagement on the Royal Tour of Southern Africa, to learn more about our work to create a generation free from HIV and healthy, thriving communities in eight sub-Saharan African countries. Read More